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Portage to the future

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Portage to the future Groups seek to promote historic Lyons site By Steve Metsch Driving on busy Harlem Avenue, just north of the Stevenson Expressway, you may have noticed a statue if you glanced west. It’s a towering statue of a native American, Louis Joliet, Father Marquette and a canoe, recalling their visit in 1673….

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